Memento Mortis
In Memory of
Winthrop Norton
Son of
Deacn Cornelius Norton
& Mrs Lydia his wife
who died Sept ye 22d 1784
In ye 17th Year of his Age

Winthrop Norton was lost at sea.
His father Cornelius Norton was a resident of Edgartown, Tisbury, and Industry, Maine, and was both an innholder and deacon of the church in Tisbury. Winthrop's mother was Lydia Claghorn.

See The Joseph Norton family of Martha's Vineyard for more information about this family.

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